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New theatre experience shaping up nicely

An exciting combination of experimental theatre, new writing and forgotten works of art is coming to Kelvin Players this February. Performed on simple sets in an enclosed space, the theatre will be bringing to life…
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Award winning play investigates the nature of genius

A modern Pullitzer prize winning play which examines the nature of genius, is the latest production from Bristol theatre company the Kelvin Players. Written by David Auburn, Proof looks at one woman's struggles to reach…
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Growing pains in an older people's home

Bristol theatre company the Kelvin Players take a look at life in an older people's home in their latest production. A Month of Sundays follows two elderly male residents living out their days in a…
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Success for boys at QEH ranges far beyond the academic

QEH is widely accepted as the school of choice for boys in Bristol wanting to achieve entry into the country's best universities and medical schools. Headmaster Stephen Holliday explains: "Academic commitment at QEH is mostly…
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Sartre Returns to Bristol in October

For the first time in more than 10 years Jean-Paul Sartre's classic play 'Huis Clos' returns to Bristol in an updated translation by the noted director Frank Hauser entitled 'No Way Out'. Award-winning non-professional theatre…
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Bristol Drama students take to the stage at The Fringe

12 Drama students from Redland High School are putting the final touches to the two all-girl productions that they will be showcasing at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, held in August. The Sixth Form pupils are…
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Enjoy all the fun of the fayre at the Canterbury Tales festival

Bristol theatre company the Kelvin Players are offering a saucy mix of an outdoor performance combined with a medieval festival to bring Chaucer's Canterbury Tales to life this summer. Based on Phil Woods and Michael…
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Clifton Am Dram presents Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Clifton Amateur Dramatic Society presents Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Clifton Amateur Dramatic Society, critically acclaimed Edinburgh Festival veterans, are offering Bristol theatre lovers the chance to enjoy this rarely performed tragi-comedy that…
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Kill Yourself Laughing this February with Natural Causes!

Bristol theatre group The Kelvin Players are excited to present one of the later plays from one of Britain's most well-loved and successful tv sitcom writer's and playwright Eric Chappell. Originally performed in 1984 with…
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Bursting at the seams!

Kelvin Players Theatre Company, Bishopston's own drama company is rapidly running out of room. The non-professional company, which produces at least five quality dramatic productions each year at its own studio theatre on Gloucester Road,…
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